McAfee Warns Consumers of the Twelve Scams of Christmas

‘Tis the season for consumers to spend more time online – shopping for gifts, looking for great holiday deals on new digital gadgets, e-planning family get-togethers and of course, using online or mobile banking to make sure they can afford it all. But before logging on from a PC, Mac, or mobile device, you should keep an eye out for the “12 Scams of Christmas,” the dozen most dangerous online scams this holiday season that McAfee announced today.

Cybercriminals rub their hands with glee when they think of the holidays. If you’re like me then you are probably busy making travel plans, shopping for gifts and bargains, updating Facebook and connecting with friends. However, the vast majority of people don’t have security protection for their smartphones or tablets, despite using them heavily during the holiday season.

You’ll need to stay one step ahead of this season’s cyber-scrooges, and make sure…

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